Ohio has highest spike in COVID-19 cases in 21 days, health officials say

Updated: Jul. 10, 2020 at 3:11 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (FOX19) - The Ohio Department of Health reports that as of Friday, Ohio had the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases within a 21-day period with 1,525 new cases.

Health officials say 3,856 cases are presumed to be linked to the virus, and 59,000 are confirmed, bringing the total number to 62,856.

Of the total amount of cases, 43,435 are presumed to be recovered.

Health officials say 3,032 people have died from the virus.

The probable death count of those who died is 256, and 2,776 are confirmed to have died due to the virus.

Health officials say 8,701 are in the hospital and of those in the hospital.

Of the 8,701 in the hospital, 2,601 are in the ICU.

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